Our History


Flambeau began from humble beginnings, with its Co-founders manufacturing their first product – the Halik Frog Fishing Lure back in 1947, a tangible and proud reminder of the company’s first entry into the plastic processing industry. What has followed, has been 7 subsequent decades of growth and achievement in plastic manufacturing.

Shortly after World War II, WR Sauey and his brother, Ed put all their combined savings towards the purchase of parts to build a handmade injection moulding machine. Since 1947 Flambeau has grown to include thousands of caring and committed associates and over 1,400,000 square feet of production space.

Then, in 1999 Flambeau expanded into Europe with purchase of UK Blow Moulder, Blowspeed in Ramsgate, Kent, England, quickly following with the acquisition of L & P Plastics of Margate, Kent in 2000, integrating it into Flambeau Europlast of Ramsgate, Kent, England.

From that first fishing lure, Flambeau has grown to encompass a diverse range of manufactured plastic products sold through three marketing groups: Automotive, Retail and Industrial. Flambeau manufactures plastic products that meet the needs of both industrial & consumer customers.